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Stavanger University Hospital Inflammatory Bowel Disease Trial (SUSI)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
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Verified August 2016 by Helse Stavanger HF
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Helse Stavanger HF Identifier:
First received: March 8, 2012
Last updated: August 26, 2016
Last verified: August 2016

The study aims at studying the outcomes of a protocol-based handling of newly diagnosed Inflammatory bowel disease ( IBD ) patients within a defined uptake area in Norway. It is a descriptive study and no hypothesis is predefined.

Cytokine studies, QoL and fatigue assessment will be included for hypothesis-generating purposes.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Stavanger Area - a Prospective Evaluation of Standardized Treatment Regimens on Disease Outcome With Focus on Mucosal Healing and Associations to Fatigue

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Further study details as provided by Helse Stavanger HF:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical efficacy of IBD drug therapy [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Endoscopic, clinical and biochemical response

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Fatigue in patients with coeliac disease - substudy [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
    Fatigue at diagnosis and after one year of gluten free diet

  • Fatigue in IBD [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
    Fatigue at diagnosis and during follow-up

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Plasma and mucosal biopsies

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: April 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
none considered needed

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 80 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
All newly diagnosed IBD patients (Crohns and Ulcerative colitis) within Stavanger Univ Hospital catchment area

Inclusion Criteria:

  • newly diagnosed IBD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • previous IBD with specific treatment within 10 year
  • inability to consent
  • inability to adhere to treatment protocol
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01551563

Contact: tore grimstad
Contact: lars aabakken

SUS Recruiting
Stavanger, Norway
Contact: Tore B Grimstad, MD PhD    +47909 21 650      
Sponsors and Collaborators
Helse Stavanger HF
Principal Investigator: lars Aabakken prof of medicine UIO
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Helse Stavanger HF Identifier: NCT01551563     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SUSI_1
Study First Received: March 8, 2012
Last Updated: August 26, 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Intestinal Diseases
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Gastroenteritis processed this record on September 19, 2017